RPC VI, 8466 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8466 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Obverse inscription M AVR ALEXANDRVS CAES
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design Demeter(?) standing, right, holding torch and ears of corn, and Persephone(?) standing, left, holding short sceptre and rasing hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906